Family Solutions Keyworker

Recruiter
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London (Greater)
Salary
£34,209 - £36,708
Posted
27 May 2021
Closes
13 Jun 2021
Ref
2100377
Contract Type
Contract

A Rewarding Opportunity...   

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

The Keyworker role is pivotal to the success of the Troubled Families programme by providing strong, focussed interventions, coupled with in depth knowledge and experience of working with complex families. The ability to motivate families and bring about long-lasting, positive outcomes for families is the key objective

The Person

Do you have significant experience of direct work with families who are experiencing multiple disadvantages?

Are you persistent in your approach to achieving positive outcomes for children and their families?

Do you have a minimum Level 3 qualification in a relevant area of work such as Childcare, Social Work, Education or Health?

If so, and you are committed to transforming the lives of the most vulnerable families in Brent, we welcome your application.

Closing Date: 13 June 2021 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: 23 and 25 June 2021

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Applications from candidates who have applied for this role in the last 6 months will not be considered.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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